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. but, mr. president, i just want to say that i wholeheartedly support her in this position. there's a loft work that needs to -- there's a lot of work that needs to take place at f.h.a. i think she's somebody that has the ability to carry that out. and the biggest issue with f.h.a. right now, candidly, is this body and the folks down the hallway passing legislation to deal with overall housing finance. i know senator isakson from georgia's going to be very involved in that. i hope to be involved with that. my guess is the presiding officer is going to be involved in that. and yet today, my sense is we need to go ahead and have someone who's actually running f.h.a. to cause it to work better. and i hope my colleagues on this side of the aisle, as many as can, will join in, give her strong support today and then work closely with her to cause f.h.a. to be the kind of place that it ought to be. and it certainly -- i agree with the senator from georgia -- shouldn't have the market share that it has today. but a big part of that, again, a big part of that has to do with our inaction in
attempted delay came from her original attorney mr. hall and the second came from bill phases zero who had informed me that he called my boss before calling me to see if he could squeeze out a delay in this case and he declined apparently because the next day i got a called from year-old green saying wanted a continuance saying he was going to be the new attorney but when i explained the circumstances of this case to him he decided not to represent her and today i got a request from new counsel for a continuance supposedly on evidence newly dissolved and it's based on a permanent discover in july if there is new evidence it's unclear why it cannot be discovered and entered in tonight's hearing and all of the information should be gathered by now and he is not preclude first degree entering new evidence in possession and he can proceed tonight he should be required to proceed tonight and he should not receive more time to get out from under the city's jurisdiction. . >> ms. kaiser is there anyway is that we can satisfy you with respect to the jurisdictional issue that you place voice? >>>
tempore: the gentlelady reserves her time they have gentleman from california is recognized. mr. berman: yes, mr. speaker, i have no further requests for time and will yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california yields back. the gentlelady from florida. ms. ros-lehtinen: i also have no further requests for time and i yield back the balance of our time. the speaker pro tempore: the the question is, will the house suspend the rules and pass senate 2318. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 -- ms. ros-lehtinen: mr. speaker, i object to the vote on the grounds that a quorum is not present and make a point of order that the quorum is not present. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20, further proceedings on this motion will be postponed. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from florida. ms. ros-lehtinen: i move that the house suspend the rules and pass s.j. 44. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the 250eu9le of -- title of the joint resolution. the clerk: senate joint resol
to acknowledge that. >> thank you mr. fried and we do acknowledge her hard work and excellent presentation and we look forward to working with you. unless there are other comments madam clerk if you could call item four please. >> item number four, 2013 lafco meeting schedule. >> great. colleagues, as we're nearing the end of the calendar year this is our opportunity to talk about what our calendar looks like for the next coming calendar year, and i think you have a memo in your packets that's also available to members of the public that provides some recommendations from staff as to when our meetings could take place, so with that i will turn it over to mr. fried. >> thank you very much. jason freed and tradition with lafco i tried to make all of the meetings the fourth friday of the month and with some exceptions and there is a break in august and then for november and december because of the holidays we try and combine one meeting at the beginning of december and we normally -- there are only two board supervisor meetings then so this is the friday that falls between the board meeting and t
of her time. the gentleman from florida is recognized. mr. bilirakis: mr. speaker, i have no further speakers. does the gentlelady have further speakers? ms. hochul: i'd like to yield such time to the ranking member of the homeland subcommittee on transportation security, homeland security, the gentlewoman from texas, ms. jackson lee. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from texas is recognized. ms. jackson lee: i want to thank the gentlelady from new york and i want to say first of all this will not be the last that we hear of your voice. and what a stupendous voice you have. thank you so very much for making this time on the floor a time that pays tribute to veterans, but also recognizes the outstanding service that you've given to this nation, to the committee on homeland security and your other committees, but more importantly, the passion that you've shown as a true american. i hope that we heed the voice that you just lifted up, that we owe to veterans not only this great legislation, but also the ability to come together and work on their behalf and all americans. again, t
the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady reserves the balance of her time. the gentleman from virginia is recognized. . mr. connolly: i rise in support of h.r. 3159. i would like to thank my colleague from texas, mr. poe, for his leadership on this legislation. he and his staff have worked to address a range of technical issues so this bill could be considered under suspension. h.r. 3159 is an important first step in bringing oversight to the foreign aid process. the first is to strengthen monitoring and evaluation so we be sure our aid is performing as intended. we make most of our decisions in the dark. we set budgets year after year without having any idea necessarily what the outcomes might be. this bill requires the president to establish a consistent set of guidelines so that all federal agencies will set measurable goals and monitor results and evaluate impact. we can make much better decisions about how and where to invest once we know which types of programs are the most cost effective and produce the best results. the second reform is to increase
to walnut creek mrs. earlier this afternoon but -- earlier this afternoon but have not her back from the walnut creek police. >>> a san francisco woman traumatized after being robbed on the street was not injured and the thief only got a few dollars. but as cbs 5 reporter patrick sedillo shows us, what he took from her was much more valuable than money. >> i hard him say, i'm going to kill your dog. >> pekingese 12 years old, sweetest thing ever. >> reporter: she asked not to be named so we won't show her face. this woman was robbed yesterday not only of money, but her best friend roxy, who she loved most on this earth. >> she was my best friend of the she was always there. >> reporter: she had lost her phone in her car so she parked to look for it when a man approached her at len worth and golden gate. >> he -- leavenworth and golden gate. >> he said give me all your money. >> reporter: he rifled through her pockets and found only $5 and roxy started barking. >> he said i'm going to kill your dog. >> reporter: after a struggle he made good on his promise. >> and he grabbed roxy from
, i'm betting your redemption is in those pictures. call jeri slate. talk to her about it. i'll be there in five minutes, and this time, we'll get it right. all right. [ gunshot ] mr. leclaire? it was you, wasn't it? "i just happened to be driving by." isn't that what you said? well, i got to thinking after you came to see me. i did a little research. well, it seems like you're always just driving by or walking by or standing right there when something's going to happen. it's not what you think. oh, isn't it? well, what exactly do i think, anyway? do i think you get tipped off before something bad happens so you can get there and just get your shot? or do i think you're some kind of sick scumbag who sets these things up yourself? which is it? put the gun down, mr. leclaire. killing me's not going to make anything better. they'll just-- they'll just put you away. why do i care about that? i've got nothing to live for. everybody i loved died because you had to get your damn pictures. i'm sorry. you've got to believe me, i am so sorry, and i would make it up to you if i could. t
an acknowledgement that there was a right for a hearing, and then all mr. sanchez had to do was hold on from calendaring that hearing uijpÑm after you made your decision. after you made your decision that her appeal had no merit, he could have had a planning commission hearing week later, week after that any time in the next four weeks,/%($s÷ before the 30 days had elapsed. he chose not to. as the disability attorney wrote -- i'll let david speak. come on, david. sorry. why don't you say -- we have only 30 seconds. >> no. i just wanted to say that the reason the last time the board made for the extension were made for me, there has never been an extension on my behalf -- >>18ja[@itju disability. >> for disability. it was always based on neighbors or appeals% th%(úf&)q so those were the other extensions and those outlined in scott's letter. >> thank you. >> supervisor chiu: is there a problem with the)?jpnm overhead? you had something you wanted to display. no. so can we just ask you to put that back on the overhead fo
appreciate your sharing your time and your ideas with me. >> well, thank you for everything, mr. moyers, thank you. >> the latest book is "this is how you lose her." junot diaz, thank you very much. t>> ynkou, sir. >> that's it for this week. happy new year to you all. on the 3rd of january, you'll get a chance to talk with junot diaz and ask him your own questions in a live chat. that's at our website, billmoyers.com, on thursday, january 3rd, 1:00 pm eastern time. and take a look at our latest edition of group think. we've asked some editors to choose the most important but under-reported stories of 2012. that's all at billmoyers.com. i'll see you there and i'll see you here, >>> don't wait a week to get more moyers. visit billmoyers.com for exclusive blogs, essays and video features. this episode of "moyers & company" is available on dvd for $19.95. to order, call 1-800-336-1917. or write to the address on your screen. >> announcer: funding is provided by -- carnegie corporation of new york, celebrating 100 years of philanthropy, and committed to doing real and permanent good in the
: without objection, so ordered. mr. lieberman: i thank the chair. this being probably the last opportunity i will have to do this, but to thank her again for the extraordinary partnership we have had for more than a decade now on the homeland security and governmental affairs committee, and it's really meaningful to me that we have this last opportunity to do something together across party lines that we believe and hope will be in our national interests. i thank the chair, and i yield the floor. the presiding officer: the senator from maine is recognized. ms. collins: thank you, mr. president. mr. president, i'm pleased to join the chairman of the homeland security committee, senator joe lieberman, in submitting for the congressional record our investigative report on the terrorist attack against the u.s. mission in benghazi, libya, that claimed the lives of four americans who were serving our country. this report is indeed the last initiative that the chairman and i will produce together. it is the final work product of ten years of cooperation and collaboration and was authored in the s
scoring partisan political points. it is her character that has made the difference. mr. president, the private acts of public figures can tell you a lot about their character. i want to share my colleagues this morning a story about olympia snowe that i witnessed personally. there was a republican fund- raiser going on one night and i was arriving late driving in a car. people weren't streaming out of the fund-raiser and each of them was passing by a man who was on crutches with only one leg, clearly destitute, clearly down on his luck, but the was asking for money. everybody but olympia snowe passing by without a word as if he were invisible. olympia went over to this destitute man on crutches with one leg and she not only handed him some money, but she took the time to talk to him. i think that tells you so much about who olympia snowe is. her kindness to this individual when everyone else was passing by. the kindness when no one was watching. her kindness to him was a private act that told all lost -- al of us so much about our character. it with her retirement from the senate,
, dropped from public view until her death in july. >> you haven't answered the question, mr. president. >> from space to time, mike wallace spent 60 years mostly on "60 minutes" and most often afflicting the comfortable with his confrontational style of journalism. wallace died in april. another television star, dick clark, was the maker of teen idols on "american bandstand" and rang in the new year for america for nearly four decades. as familiar as the whistle that opens his tv show, andy griffith planned to be a preacher or opera singer but settled on acting which he did up until his death in july. when larry hagman was shot as j.r. ewing on "dallas," it was the most watched point in his career that gan -- began on "i dream of jeannie." and joe paterno was sullied by the child sex abuse scandal at penn state that broke just before his death in january. etta james died in january 50 years after her version of "at last" became a must at millions of weddings. whitney houston died in february. ♪ i will always love you ♪ >> donna summer, in may. and some unique sounds fell silent, to
close to me in keeping mrs. reagan in your prayers. she is a remarkable woman who spent a lifetime serving this country. and we all cherish her, as she continues to be active and continues to play a role here at the library. so i couldn't come here, and i mentioned nancy fortissimo their aisles with say, governor, it's great to be back with you. we did a lot of things over the years. from being made in san diego to u.s. senator to governor, to a leader in a variety of ways. i look to pete wilson and to gale as great people who represent the willingness to serve the state and the country in an important way. i want to say, it's always a family engagement if you're out there, thank you both for serving the country but it really does make a difference. it's great to be back here. [applause] >> i did not you would be with us, but we are thrilled to have you here. callista and i have launched what we call an american legacy book tour. we are very fond of the library, as you know, and we made a movie called ronald reagan -- i want to recognize tonight kevin and his wife are here. kevin w
city subway train on thursday told them she did so because she hates hindus and muslims. her victim was an immigrant from india. doctors in houston report former president george h.w. bush's condition is improving and that he is no longer in intensive care. mr. bush has been hospitalized since last month with a bronchitis-related cough. this week marks the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation, the document deciding that all slaves were to be forever free. to mark the occasion the document signed by president abraham lincoln goes on display in the national archives in washington. now the weather. the chance of rain in the northeast but it will be sunny in the central plains and the southwest. scattered showers in the pacific northwest. the first few days of 2013 will see colder temperatures across most of the country. >> nothing bad. osgood: ahead, meet jamie foxx. >> i had a neighborhood. everybody was going to chump. it was cool. if somebody pulled a gun, they >> osgood: natural gas is cheap and plentiful and could supply us with energy for decades to come. but to get
the american taxpayer. mrs. galante has demonstrated her ability to identify the multitude of problems of the f.a.a. and i believe it is incumbent upon us to reject in nomination and demand real forms at f.h.a. and a nominee who represents and appreciates the urgency of this situation and a willingness to address it. mr. president, i yield the floor. a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from tennessee. mr. corker: i very much enjoy working with the senator from alabama. he's been outstanding on the banking committee and i agree with almost every criticism he's made regarding the f.h.a. we have stood together trying to cause the housing industry to work much better than it is for not just those trying to purchase homes but obviously the american taxpayer that he just alluded to. but i want to also point out something that was just said. the reason -- one of the main reasons the f.h.a. is in the problem it's in is the loans that were made in 2006, 2007, and 2008, long before this nominee was there. and i agree that this nominee needs to be more aggressive in making changes
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